Upgrade Includes Data Tools

Reina, Peter
April 2005
ENR: Engineering News-Record;4/4/2005, Vol. 254 Issue 13, p23
Trade Publication
The article reports that one of the spin-offs of privatizing London's vast subway network has been the creation of a cutting-edge asset-management system, says an IT project manager with one of the operators. The contracts that give Tube Lines Ltd. and Metro Rail Ltd. 30-year control of the 408-kilometer system's infrastructure and train maintenance require detailed asset inventories, says Bill Whetstone, IT project manager at Tube Lines, which controls about a third of the Underground.


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